Blue Buffalo Class Actions Consolidated in Missouri Fed. Court

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has agreed to consolidate seven false advertising class action lawsuits filed against Blue Buffalo Co. Ltd. for misleading customers about the ingredients in its pet food. The Blue Buffalo multidistrict litigation (MDL), or mass tort,… Read More »

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Hepatitis C Drug Incivek Linked To Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Incivek, a drug used to treat Hepatitis C, can cause a potentially fatal skin reaction known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome when taken in combination with other medications. In fact, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added its most serious warning... Read More »

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Types of Stock Broker Misconduct: Watch for these Red Flags

Investment in the stock market carries an inherent level of risk in exchange for the possibility of a better rate of return than with safer investments. However, sometimes losses are not caused by market forces, but by stock brokers behaving unethically or... Read More »

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Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuit Filed by Florida Resident

A Lipitor diabetes lawsuit was filed by a Florida resident against Pfizer Inc. after the woman developed type-2 diabetes allegedly due to taking Lipitor for several years. The number of Lipitor lawsuits is growing as women across the country are developing type-2... Read More »

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State Farm Tries to Dismiss TCPA Class Action Lawsuit

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. filed a motion to dismiss a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action lawsuit from Illinois federal court, claiming the plaintiffs have failed to properly define the proposed TCPA Class. The proposed State Farm TCPA class action... Read More »

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AndroGel Lawsuit Alleges Wrongful Death

The makers of AndroGel, Axiron, and Fortessa are facing another lawsuit alleging that their testosterone drugs are dangerous. Plaintiff Kelly Marshall, the administratrix for deceased Roy Marshall, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against AbbVie Inc., Abbott Laboratories, Eli Lily, and related... Read More »

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Congenital Heart Defects Alleged in Zoloft Birth Defects Lawsuit

A California woman is suing Pfizer for fraud, product liability, failure to warn and negligence alleging that the popular antidepressant Zoloft caused congenital birth defects in her son. After taking Zoloft throughout her pregnancy with her doctor’s OK, plaintiff Kelly Hardy gave birth... Read More »

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Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Injuries Alleged by Texas Man

A Medtronic Infuse bone graft complications lawsuit was filed by a Texas man who claims that the company encouraged his physician to use the device for his surgery even though it had not been approved for that purpose. Plaintiff Ramon Barrientos underwent... Read More »

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Unum Lawsuit Alleges Bad Faith, Conflict of Interest

A Unum claim denial lawsuit was filed by an Arizona resident who alleges her claim was wrongfully denied and Unum had a conflict of interest in refusing to pay the claim. Plaintiff Andreia Correia accuses Unum of a bad faith insurance denial.... Read More »

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Asbestos and Smoking Strongly Increase Cancer Risk

Both asbestos and smoking are among the most well-known causes of lung cancer, a particularly deadly form of cancer. All cancer consists of cells that malfunction. More specifically, when a cell loses control over the mechanisms it uses to regulate its growth... Read More »

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12 Mirena IUD Lawsuits Chosen for Bellwether Trial

Of the many Mirena IUD lawsuits currently pending trial in federal court across America, a group of 12 Mirena lawsuits have been selected as bellwether cases that will stand trial in 2016. These Mirena IUD bellwether trials will help both the plaintiffs and... Read More »

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$73M Boston Scientific Vaginal Mesh Settlement Slashed in Half

  A Texas judge has reduced by nearly half a $73 million vaginal mesh settlement awarded to a woman who suffered permanent nerve damage caused by a vaginal mesh bladder sling product that was surgically implanted as a treatment for stress urinary incontinence. In... Read More »

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